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Glenaulin Nursing Home

Feeling safe, comfortable and valued for who you are is fundamental to life at Glenaulin. That’s why we focus on creating a family atmosphere where every resident has the chance to enjoy life in a way that suits their needs, abilities and wishes.

Our state-of-the-art home offers individual care, backed by advanced therapies and best practice methods to help all our residents make the most of every day. Our award-winning reputation and responsive team gives your loved one the best possible care and support, no matter what their level of dependency.

Living in a family environment

Glenaulin is situated on two acres of landscaped parklands, overlooking the banks of theRiver Liffey in a charming period residence built in 1903. With accommodation for 84 residents, the facilities have been updated for 21st century living, including wifi in most areas. The location is close to neighbouring villages and a fifteen-minute drive from the city centre, making it easily accessible for family and friends.

Residents enjoy fresh, airy rooms with generous proportions, many with en suite facilities. With a choice of sitting areas, well-appointed kitchenettes, beautifully landscaped parkland and secure outdoor gardens, there’s plenty of room for residents to relax and be themselves.

We offer

• 38 single rooms, 16 twin rooms, 2 triple rooms and 2 quadruple rooms
• Special high dependency units with 24-hour support
• Large, comfortable dining rooms
• Secure, expansive gardens
• Wifi inmost areas
• Fresh, seasonal produce prepared by qualified chefs
• Assistance with meals and tray room service
• Activity therapist
• Daily newspapers
• Hairdressing salon
• Physiotherapy
• Visitor’s room

Ilona Stoniene

Director of Nursing  - Glenaulin

Ilona Stoniene is a highly skilled and accomplished healthcare professional with a career spanning over 30 years. Her journey in Ireland began as a healthcare assistant at TLC, where she demonstrated a natural talent for caring for the elderly. Within a year, Ilona transitioned into a Staff Nurse, she gained valuable experience in patient care, management, and leadership.

Ilona’s passion for personal development and learning led her to complete a certificate in First Line Management at the National College of Ireland and progress to Clinical Nurse Manager and Assistant Director of Nursing before beginning her current role as Director of Nursing in Glenaulin Nursing Home.

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Glenaulin Nursing Home

The right care, every step of the way

We believe our residents deserve the right care from an experienced team with the best credentials. But at Glenaulin, our staff are more than just professionals. They are friends and confidantes who develop caring relationships with residents, making day-to-day life more fulfilling for everyone.

Our award-winning reputation for high quality staff is based on our bedrock commitment to care. The online Glenaulin Training Academy gives staff access to the latest techniques and developments in the nursing care industry, and specially trained teams are employed to care for vulnerable residents with more acute needs.


High dependency unit

It can be very traumatic when a family member experiences a sudden decline in their physical and mental health. Our high dependency units are designed to provide extra care 24 hours a day, so that you can feel reassured your loved one is given all the support they need.  

Often, residents may be transitioning from hospital to a nursing home environment, which can be a difficult emotional time for everyone. You can trust our qualified team to respect a resident’s dignity and independence at all times, while making sure their care needs are properly assessed and maintained. A dedicated nurse’s station adjacent to the unit ensures residents can be closely monitored at all times.

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Award-winning activities program


Physical and mental wellness are at the heart of our approach to daily life at Glenaulin. Our award-winning Social and Recreational Programme is based on research – and our experience – that people are happiest when they are engaged and stimulated.There are a wealth of activities available to keep residents sharp and active, and foster their creativity and self-expression. Our personal activity coordinator also helps each resident develop a fulfilling and meaningful activities plan, based on their capabilities and interests.

All our residents are encouraged to stay as active as possible. Communal exercise sessions offer plenty of opportunities for fun and laughter, helping to build areal sense of belonging.

Choosing the right care

We understand how hard it is to make the decision to transition a loved family member or friend to a nursing home environment. We’ll do our best to make that choice as easy as possible.

We believe in building personal relationships with residents. We’ll take the time to get to know you and your loved one, and work together with you to come up with a care plan based on their individual needs.

We welcome open and honest communication with our residents’ family and friends. And as our residents’ circumstances change, we reassess their care plan and make it more relevant to their needs.

A Typical Day at Glenaulin Nursing Home

When I wake in the morning, I hear the chirpy sounds of the staff getting organised for the day ahead. Someone calls in to greet me a good morning and bring me my breakfast, where I choose to enjoy my first meal of the day while listening to the radio and catching up on the latest news.  

Sometimes I will relax in my room for a while, maybe write to my friends and family, or do a bit of knitting or sewing. When I’m ready, I head for the sitting room to read the paper and catch up with my pals before lunch. 

After lunch, if the weather is nice I often go for a walk in the garden where I just love to soak up the beautiful scenery. The trees and flowers bring me so much joy. There are lots of activities to get involved in to keep the afternoons busy. From pet therapy or arts & crafts, to bingo or exercise classes, there is always something fun to do.  

The staff here are so friendly and cheerful and look after us all so well. I’m very happy in Glenaulin.

- Current resident at Glenaulin

Spiritual Care

Many of our residents take comfort in spiritual beliefs and our prayer room allows people of all faiths to enjoy quiet, contemplative time whenever they choose.  

How to find us

Glenaulin Nursing Home is situated on the banks of the River Liffey. It is a short stroll from Chapelizod and Palmers town villages and a 15-minute drive from the city centre.